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  • Smokey Bear: From cute to buff, and in between

    Smokey Bear: From cute to buff, and in between

    Smokey Bear’s many image changes over the years reflect the Forest Service’s changing attitudes toward wildfire.

  • What the High Park wildfire can teach us about protecting homes

    What the High Park wildfire can teach us about protecting homes

    After the Colorado wildfires, experts try to figure out why some "fire-proofed" neighborhoods with defensible space burned, while similar neighborhoods didn't.

  • Up in smoke

    Up in smoke

    In the last eight years under Bush, morale – and efficiency – at the Forest Service has plummeted.

  • Forest Service morale sinks to a new low

    In the last eight years under Bush, morale – and efficiency – at the Forest Service has plummeted.

  • All along the watchtower

    Andrew McNair, who works weekends at a computer in Olympia, Wash., is not your typical Western fire watcher.

  • The great nonflagration?

    The great nonflagration?

    Despite a few high-profile wildfires, 2013 was a fairly quiet fire season after all.

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